Rhubarb, second only to gooseberries for British summeriness, delicious. Copying your recipe now! Lovely pictures (the ones you remembered to take!). Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with parchment paper and lightly spray the paper with coconut spray (or another non stick spray of your choice. To create good work you have to live a good life. Beyond the air we breathe – that sounds so tree huggy – we think a lot about food production. Would like to make these- I mean they’re practically a health food 😉 Thanks for stopping by my blog x. Vegan Foody – Oh great, will watch out for what you come up with. I adore rhubarb…if you follow my blog, you’ll be aware of that. The downside is that it’s a bit of a trek away. Beat in 2 duck eggs and 100g Greek yogurt. The scent of sweet grass, pine needles and wild roses trumps industry rot. About 2cm is fine. We’re caught in a middle world between the pace of the lives of our family and friends and the groove of our future at the farm. 1 1/4 cups chopped fresh rhubarb. Always looking for good vegan chocolate cake recipes. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. and man this looks good…ok so all your posts do. Ingenious. Your tea cake look wonderful and just right on time. ice creams, sorbets, puddings, mousse, custards and sweet sauces, wednesdays at Michelle’s – March workshops, homemade ricotta with strawberry rhubarb marmellata. I feel your pain, you know why. I generally use duck eggs if I can for baking but can’t always get hold of them. Unfortunately I forgot, again, to take much in the way of photographs as we went along! 2. Also, ALERT, ALERT, ALERT – I’ve uncovered the secret for making muffins dome-topped like fancy coffee shops sell. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). I made another chocolate cake with rhubarb this weekend – dark chocolate this time. Combine the vanilla, egg, yoghurt and butter in another bowl. It’s hard to remember you’re coming up to winter over there. My observation may be paranoid but the possibility of breathing clean air was too tempting. Stir in flour, salt, rhubarb, baking soda, baking powder and nuts. Emmalene – thank you. They are a bit yummy aren’t they! Welcome to my award winning blog. Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients and gently mix, by hand, until all the flour is off the bottom of the bowl and no big pockets of flour remain. Will it compete with damson vodka on the scale of yumminess. We are really lucky to have got a plot, they are like gold dust round here. 1/2 cup chopped white chocolate. Hello, welcome to Tin and Thyme. I’d forgotten about these little babies! It sounds absolutely gorgeous, and I love the mix of pink, white and green! Made these yesterday evening. I put some fresh ginger in one batch which worked well. three years ago: homemade ricotta with strawberry rhubarb marmellata, Recipes are for sharing. Will have to check out your blog for your version. Celia – thank you. Have fun! Looks like a fun day, I’m jealous of your allotment. Gorgeous photos! Scrape out the vanilla seeds over the rhubarb and throw on the pod along with the … Sprinkle with coarse sugar. See more at PBS Food. Kept sealed the muffins will keep for about 2-3 days. The voluptuous choices in the produce and meat departments scream cosmetic augmentation. Mix dry ingredients and wet ingredients … I think I’ll have another one right now …. You will want to save this one for rhubarb season - Rhubarb Muffins with Greek Yogurt. Suelle – white chocolate is quite sickly I find if eaten on it’s own, but I do like it in cooking. 3 cups all-purpose flour U are now tempting me with these! I don’t really like white chocolate, except as a visual contrast to something dark, as I think it’s pretty flavourlees, but I can imagine it goes really well with the tartness of fhubarb. The alloment looks wonderful. I like the moistness of the rhubarb in muffins. We’re surrounded by immeasurable beauty – I still can’t bring myself to hang a curtain anywhere in the farmhouse – that humbles us into submission. Vegetarian food blog showing you how to create simple delicious and nutritious whole food recipes of all types. Ralph thinks as long as I don’t name anybody we’ll be fine. Lovely photos – a stark contrast to our wet and overcast Sydney weather at the moment! Rhubarb is great isn’t it – can’t understand why I didn’t like it when I was a child. If you’re looking for a quick and easy rhubarb dessert recipe make them into oatmeal rhubarb bars! Meant to be spending the day down at our plot today, but it’s pouring, so I’m making a cake instead! Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). This month I'm going to do a rhubarb week. THE LOVE: Use the smallest stalks of rhubarb that you can find to ensure it has enough time to soften while it’s in the oven. It’s fine substituting large hens eggs instead. These look scrumptious! Because of all the rhubarb, these were particularly moist but oh so good to eat. I have a passion for flavour, cooking with the seasons, baking and chocolate. Remove from the oven and allow to set for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. It worked really well with rhubarb. I’d already spotted this muffin recipe over at Chocolate Teapot, so I knew exactly what I wanted to make with it. 1 cup soured milk*, at room temperature Something at the back of my mind is telling me I did try rhubarb once in a savoury dish, but I can’t quite remember what and I’m assuming it wasn’t a hit as I haven’t tried using it again. My oh my, your muffins look fabulous. Laying hens and honey bees are definitely doable. The sour from the rhubarb is fantastic with the sweet of the chocolate. It works every time. Jesa – thanks for the kind comment and for following. May 24, 2018 - Rhubarb Streusel Muffins are tender, studded with tangy rhubarb bits and topped with a crunchy brown sugar streusel. * To make sour milk, place 1 tablespoon of white vinegar in the bottom of a one cup measure then fill with whole milk. I had my eye on doing these too – yours look lovely. I have an award for you over on my blog :-}}. Barbara – thanks for dropping by. Added the rhubarb and chocolate pieces and mixed thoroughly. What a good idea! I was just here wondering if rhubarb would work with white chocolate. It’s not really an allotment, we’re using a bit of a friend’s field, so it’s pretty and quiet. Your email address will not be published. I’d sneak back for a second one if I could. This feels good. That would be perfect! Stirred in 225g of sifted flour (1/2 wholemeal, 1/2 white) and 1 tsp baking powder alternately with 50g water. Method. Oh this is lovely! I used to make crumble of course, rhubarb and ginger cake, rhubarb polenta cake and rhubarb vodka, I’d give it away and even managed to sell it at our local organic shop a few times. ½ cup vegetable oil – I use canola oil Last month, I did a sweet roll dough week where I shared 4 recipes using the same yeast dough. Chopped 150g white chocolate into small pieces (I used my usual Green & Black’s which is very vanillary). Another project to photograph. Have a nice day!Cheers, Kristy p/s you’ve such a lovely blog here. ½ cup granulated sugar I haven’t as my kids would feel shortchanged without the rhubarb as pudding! We fell in love with the idea of a project. I guess it’s rhubarb & asparagus season now, right! These look so good! 2 Tbsp finely chopped candied ginger. Join my mailing list to receive the latest news and recipes. I know you’ve told me before about losing your first plot, but my heart sank as I read your entry. Right, rhubarb vodka is now on my to do list. 1 … The wild walk sounds brilliant and the rhubarb muffins look delicious. Pour into greased or paper-lined muffin cups. I am always kicking myself for not having put my name down for our local community garden. I found it hard giving up our plot, but at least we did it voluntarily. I bore reader to pieces with all my rhubarb recipes. May 2, 2017 - Rhubarb white chocolate muffins, so good they could almost be cupcakes. Choclette, such lovely pastel colours – I love the pink and tinges of light green! Join my mailing list to receive the latest recipes right in your inbox. Looking forward for more! Haven’t got any rhubarb around right now but I will definitely be making these one day soon. Creamed 80g unsalted butter with 150g vanilla sugar (I have a jar of granulated sugar with a vanilla pod in it permanently on the go. It gives a certain creaminess to cakes if fully incorporated or a sweet contrast to sour fruit if in chunks. Store muffins at room temperature in an airtight container. Stir in the rhubarb and white chocolate chips. 1 teaspoon salt Funnily enough I was ‘doing’ rhubarb in a cakey way last night – had some rhubarb and slightly squidgy pears to use up so bunged them in a cake tin, rustled up a small Victoria Sandwich batter (two of my chickens’ eggs, rather than 3) and cooked it as an Upside Down cake. I too would have been harvesting righ now. I’m still completely amazed at the matcha bread you made. These are definitely worth making. Rhubarb very different, but great to have both. Brownieville – thank you for the award, that’s very kind of you. Rhubarb Muffins are the perfect way to impress special breakfast or brunch guests and a great addition to coffee time.Tart, moist chunks of rhubarb are enveloped by tender cake topped with a cinnamon-spiced crumble. It really was that simple. Rhubarb Cookies are super soft, moist, bakery-style cookies! 1 1/2 cups soured whipping cream. Beat the butter and brown sugar together until it pales. The outcome, beyond the renovation, is an entirely new way of living. Roasted Rhubarb and White Chocolate Scones Via the Smitten Kitchen, Raspberri Cupcakes and Joy the Baker. Keep in an air tight container for as long as you can manage – I try to keep it for at least 6 months. I hope so. Home cooks no long have to settle for itsy bitsy muffins. They look wonderful… Damn tasty.The garden pictures are lovely too. Stir soft light brown sugar through the rhubarb. Combine the rhubarb, chocolate, flour and sugar in one bowl. Now this is new one for me….do love the idea of combining rhubarb with chocolate! Instructions Combine all dry ingredients except the brown sugar. Thank you. If you’ve never had rhubarb with chocolate, don’t wait another day! Excellent. Another project to write about. Divide the batter evenly among the 12 muffin liners. A small part of me wanted to hoard it all away until I had enough to make a batch of jam or something. Now, feels like the time to slow it down more by growing our own protein. I didn’t invent this, sadly, but figured it out after reading a zillion muffin recipes. I also added vanilla, which wasn’t in the original recipe. Stir the dry and wet ingredients together until just combined. I’ve used the base for this muffin with a slew of fruit and stuff combinations. You’ve reminded me about my rhubarb vodka. … Read More, Copyright Choclette @ Tin and Thyme © 2020 - All Rights Reserved, Subscribe and receive my FREE 7 day vegetarian meal plan. As I had yogurt in the fridge and no buttermilk I made a substitution using part yogurt and part water. Place the rhubarb on the tray in a single layer and scatter over the caster sugar. We’ll need to live here full time, to make this happen. Foodycat – have you got room for rhubarb? Lovely! These cookies are made with oatmeal which makes them feel healthy, and chocolate chips to make them feel indulgent! Mmm.. Joanna – thank you. Johanna – rhubarb is a wonderful plant indeed and I am looking forward to having an abundance once again. Will soon need to bake something for work and we have a vegan to cater for. Rhubarb vodka sounds very good indeed. These photographs were from the 1st garden – ours was the last and I’d long forgotten about having a camera and taking photos by then. Just chop up the rhubarb, bung in some granulated sugar (depending how sweet you like your drinks) and top up with vodka. this looks delicious, loved the bit of rhubarb ink’s there awee 🙂. sounds like a great way to use your rhubarb – though what a joy to have an abundance of rhubarb as there are so many great ways to use it, Hmmm rhubarb and white chocolate-with Greek yoghurt in too, I’m drooling. Lisa – Thanks. I can only imagine how awful it was for you. The combination of rhubarb and white chocolate works well. There is some rhubarb in the fridge so I may just need to whip a batch up ;0)Glad you enjoyed them! 2 large eggs, at room temperature I’m going to roll up my sleeves and make a chocolate cake for people coming for tea tomorrow afternoon. Rhubarb vodka is dead easy – all that’s needed is patience. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. We planted a crown in our new plot this year, but won’t be able to harvest anything until next year. Sprinkle over the reserved rhubarb and the white chocolate. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Luckily, we had passed a crown of our old rhubarb to my mother and a couple of weeks ago she gave me a nice bunch of it to use – hoorah! The batter will be thick and a little lumpy. Rhubarb is great and I hope you enjoy the vodka. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Michelle Hooton and bitebymichelle with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. Required fields are marked *. Chele – thank you for getting me onto these, they will be a rhubarb season regular I think. Since we’ve been at the farm, I’ve expanded what I grow to include herbs and fruits. Tea and cake was to be had at the middle venue so these muffins were to be my contribution. The recipe is super simple. With popular food documentaries like Food Inc, Farmageddon and Super Size Me, my trips to the grocery store feel like I’m walking into enemy territory. Added the rhubarb and chocolate pieces and mixed thoroughly. I sliced the rhubarb down the middle before dicing. Grease a 12-hole regular muffin tin. This also coincided with a wild food walk combined with a local tour of three vegetable plots of varying styles, one of which was ours. Fold in the chocolate chips and rhubarb pieces Spoon batter into prepared muffin tins, filling all the way to the top. It’s a dang delicious rhubarb muffin though because we add chopped white chocolate to the batter! InvisiblePinkFood: Rhubarb, ginger and white chocolate muffins I am a huge rhubarb fan, so will try these muffins soon. 1 cup fresh rhubarb*, cut into ½ “ pieces A toothpick inserted in the center should come out clean. I find white chocolate works really well with most fruit – the sweetness of the chocolate is tempered by the fruits acidity and vice versa. I have made rhubarb chutney though which was OK but that slightly stringy texture was a bit odd. Leave mixture for ½ hour until well curdled. Why duck eggs- are they bigger than hen eggs, and if you used hen eggs would you need 3 instead of 2? I’m Choclette, a vegetarian home cook and whole food recipe developer. I’m having a cup of tea right now… just imagine with these. Not what happens in my kitchen but rather what happens to the food I’m working with, in my kitchen, before it gets to me. Spooned into 12 muffin cases and baked at 200C for 20 mins. City Hippy – so are you moving? I’d be honoured to have you share my post. For the roasted rhubarb 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest (you will need one orange) ¼ cup caster sugar 1 bunch (approx 200g) fresh rhubarb, washed and cut into 2cm lengths. Little Space – thank you for your nice comments and for visiting. You increase the porportion of baking powder to flour to the max – before it produces a chemically taste – then fill the muffin cups to the top and start them in a hot oven for five minutes. I’ve had a vegetable garden for years. Hope to hear from you more often. 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Mind you it’s overcast and cold here at the moment. If desired, sprinkle the tops with coarse sugar. Beat the eggs into the cooled sugar and butter mixture, then fold in the dry ingredients until you have a smooth batter. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the chance for a second one, sneaky or otherwise. Keep the muffins in the oven, reduce oven temperature to 375*F and continue to bake for 20 minutes until tops are lightly golden. Fold in the chocolate chips and rhubarb pieces. Spray muffin tin with a non-stick spray. 3. There was no shared epiphany where we marveled at our ‘like’ minds. You then decrease the oven heat and allow the muffin to finish baking. Ralph’s allergies were a huge motivation to explore living outside our urban address. Our weekly local fresh produce delivery started a few weeks ago and we have rhubarb! Also added some chopped ginger in syrup to the fruit to give it a sugary tang. The walk and tour was a great success as we had a good turnout, the weather was fabulous, the plots were appreciated, lots of knowedge was shared and the tea was totally scrumptious. 29th May 2010 by Choclette Filed Under: Events, Small Cakes. What sort of chocolate cake will you be baking I wonder. Stirred in 225g of sifted flour (1/2 wholemeal, 1/2 white) and 1 tsp baking powder alternately with 50g water. Subscribe now. In a bowl, combine first five ingredients; mix well. Kath – not had Damson vodka, but guess it’s a bit like sloe – delicious. We’ll see. In our old allotment we used to harvest masses amounts of rhubarb and it was always a challenge to try and use it up. We did have a lovely weekend, hope you did too. Ralph and I didn’t make a conscious decision to slow our lives down. Bake at 425*F degrees for 5 minutes Kate – your cake sounds gorgeous – lovely idea. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 1hr or until cooked. The tartness and flavour of the rhubarb was a great contrast to the sweetness of the white chocolate. Stir in 150g of the chocolate chips and the vanilla. Set aside. ½ cup light brown sugar I haven’t had those since we gave up our last allotment 3 years ago – they do make the best jam, better than strawberry I reckon. MangoCheeks – Thank you. 1. Whisk together brown sugar, egg and jam.then whisk in butter and milk and vanilla. xo. Directions. © bitebymichelle, 2011-2020. As you say, rhubarb gives fantastic moistness to cakey goods – it’s not just for crumble and pies – have you ever experimented with savoury rhubarb dishes? I’m not sure about raising meat. How big is your garden? At this point, we’re just talking. Subscribe to my blog and get a free copy of my eBook Simple Bites. Lovely combo, it really looks delicious as well as beautiful.. Oxslip – Oh gooseberries! 1 teaspoon vanilla extract I did notice one participant going back for a sneaky second. Really a nice muffin ! Now you are making me think that I should plant some rhubarb. I need wonder no more and will be using the combo in a layered flapjack later this week. ). Stir the oil and egg, vanilla and buttermilk into the sugary rhubarb (don’t worry if it’s a little bit juicy). A go-to muffin recipe packed full of fresh rhubarb. It’s impossible not to allow yourself the time needed to breathe it in. Spooned into 12 muffin cases and baked at 200C for 20 mins. Must guzzle some this evening, as I haven’t got any wine in the house. Kath – Rhubarb vodka is lovely (assuming one likes rhubarb) and very easy. I’ve not heard of that one before. How TO make rhubarb and ginger muffins (scroll to the bottom of the post to find printable recipe card with ingredient amounts and instructions) Chop your rhubarb into small diced prices. Lucie – Do have a go at these, they are scrumptious. Now that I am back from my holidays, I am going to see if I find some locally grown rhubarb, but the one good thing. I made a similar recipe recently and loved the combination of rhubarb and creamy white chocolate. Have a lovely weekend. These sound delicious: I have saved the recipe, and will ‘veganise’ it, and have a go at making them myself. I love rhubarb, but I’m generally very boring with it, and just make rhubarb crumble. The tart flavor of rhubarb pairs perfectly in sweet desserts like Rhubarb Crisp and Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler and now of course, these tender muffins! In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, granulated sugar and brown sugar until well combined. With each recipe I include some variations, helpful tips and links to some similar recipes. Hi there, thanks for visiting my blog earlier and nice to meet you. 4 teaspoons baking powder The extra baking powder in the batter and the hot oven-air cause the muffin to bolt. Gill – they were rather good. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Long before the ‘slow food movement’ began, I cooked slow. Bake in the preheated oven for about 18-20 minutes or until the top of the muffin springs back to a light touch. Set aside. coarse sugar. 33 Comments Tagged With: muffins, rhubarb, white chocolate, yoghurt, Your email address will not be published. Since losing that plot, we have been rhubarbless for three years now and I’ve really missed it. Pour … As a thank you you'll receive a free PDF eBook with five simple recipes for a wide variety of occasions. We live in an industrial city with what feels like an unusually high percentage of cancer related deaths. I don’t want chicken that could be related to Dolly Parton! Here you’ll find delicious and nutritious recipes that are mostly easy to prepare and definitely easy to eat. Its a lottery draw to get in, and I always thought we would be moving so didn’t get organised to do it.The rhubarb vodka sounds delicious, and its really that easy?I boarded the rhubarb train last night too- Rhubarb Tart was made. 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